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The journal of the Western Australian Herbarium

The taxonomy of Leucopogon bossiaea and allied species (Ericaceae: Styphelioideae: Styphelieae) from the central south coast of Western Australia

Four new species of Leucopogon R.Br., L. canaliculatus Hislop,L. heterophyllus Hislop, L. remotus Hislop and L. rugulosus Hislop, are described, illustrated and their distributions mapped.For purposes of comparison, a full description of their closest named relative, L.bossiaea (F.Muell.) Benth., is also given. A key is provided to all of the Western Australian species currently referred to the informal subgeneric group,the Leucopogon australis Group (sensu Hislop & Chapman (2007), to which the new species belong.

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